44. Da Jesus geboren war zu Bethlehem

From Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, V. Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Key
f sharp minor → b minor
Meter
4/4
Structure
none
Length
7 measures

German text

English translation

Da Jesus geboren war zu Bethlehem im jüdischen Lande zur Zeit des Königes Herodis, siehe, da kamen die Weisen vom Morgenlande gen Jerusalem und sprachen: (Matthew 2:1)
When Jesus was born in Bethlehem in the Jewish lands at the time of King Herod, behold, there came sages from the east towards Jerusalem and said:

About the text

  • Author: Unknown

Instrumentation

  • Evangelista (Tenore)
  • Continuo: Organo

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